CHURCH OF ST DUNSTAN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1345010
Date first listed:
22-Nov-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST DUNSTAN, CHURCH WALK

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST DUNSTAN, CHURCH WALK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Baltonsborough
National Grid Reference:
ST 54162 34786

Details

ST53SW BALTONSBOROUGH CP CHURCH WALK (Nest side)

9/5 Church of St Dunstan

22.11.66

6V I

Anglican Parish Church. All C15, C19 restoration. Coursed and squared rubble, freestone dressings, some stucco to tower, stone tile roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave, chancel, south porch. West tower, C19 vestry and organ loft; Perpendicular. Three stage tower, diagonal buttresses on bottom 2 stages, 2-light bell-chamber windows, embattled ashlar parapet, square lead-covered spirelet; large weather-vane; 3-light west window, west door. Buttressed 4 bay nave, 2-light windows, pointed heads. Two bay chancel, again with buttresses, 2-light windows, pointed heads; priests door on the south, 4-light east window. South porch with an ashlar frontage, early C19 wrought-iron dog-gates with a lamp over; C15 inner door with surface tracery. Plastered interior with ceiled wagon roofs to nave and chancel, each with ribs and bosses; to nave enriched adjacent to the chancel arch; that to chancel with an elaborate wall plate with carved paterae, 5 carved wooden angled to each of the north and south sides. Bell-ringers loft under tower, rail with turned balusters. Elaborately moulded and similar the chancel and tower arches. Piscina to chancel with a foiled head and the remains of sore painted decoration; futher piscina to nave; aumbry; sedilia with 2 carved panels, one with a central fleur-de-lis, one with an achievement and raised lettering: "Mors Novltra". Restored C15 pews, one with a hinged seat projecting into the aisle, C19 choir stalls. C15 octagonal font and pulpit, the latter with large foiled niches. C19 alas box on a medieval base. C19 rood screen and reredos. Royal aras. Chair dated 1667. Some C19 stained glass. (Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST5414934791

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
267477
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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